The US National Book Awards appear ready to turn their staying power into stability, and coupled their 2019 prize-fest with an appeal for funding.
Lisa Lucas, executive director of the National Book Foundation talks about this year’s National Book Awards and its 70th anniversary.
With its Translated Literature award for authors and translators in its second year, the National Book Foundation announces its 2019 shortlisted titles.
Works from world literature in Arabic, Danish, Finnish, French, Japanese, Norwegian, and more are on the National Book Awards’ translated longlist.
Familiar faces–authors previously recognized–are behind six of this year’s 10 longlisted titles for National Book Awards in the young readers’ category.
The iconic fiction and nonfiction writer of 20th-century American gay life, Edmund White, receives the medal from film director John Waters on November 20.
Engaged with the American Booksellers Association since 1990, Oren Teicher retires at the end of this year from his position as the ABA’s CEO.
Begun in January of 2017, the National Book Foundation’s ‘Book Rich Environments’ program and its partners distribute free books for young readers.
With support from the Andrew Mellon Foundation, the National Book Foundation’s ‘NBF Presents’ expands its events and widens its outreach.
The Chilean-American Isabel Allende receives the Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters at the National Book Awards.